Small Business Development Center

Entrepreneurs and small business owners can obtain the needed advising in management, marketing, financial and operations. We offer FREE one-on-one advising and a variety of workshops to help your business not only survive but thrive!

Our training and advising is available for new and existing businesses. As a business owner, you understand the need to find expertise that is affordable and valuable. The Illinois SBDC at College of DuPage meets and exceeds on both of those requirements. Our advising and resources will help you:

      • Financial analysis/checkup
      • Management assessment
      • Development marketing plan
      • Identify potential funding options
      • Business Plan analysis

Contact Information

Center for Entrepreneurship
Illinois Small Business Development Center
2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 201
Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: (630) 942-2600
Fax: (630) 505-4931

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday, 
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Illinois Small Business Development Center

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or DCEO.

SBAReasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Rita Haake, 2525 Cabot Drive, Lisle IL 60532, (630) 942-2600. 


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Upcoming Events

  • Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property

    Review the four principal kinds of intellectual property (IP) important to a small business: trade secrets, patents, copyrights and trademarks.

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  • Is GSA the Way?

    Is GSA the Way?

    Learn about the process of getting on a GSA schedule, and identify which schedule may be best for you.

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  • The Certification Process

    The Certification Process

    Learn the application process, documentation requirements, and which certification best suits you for qualification.

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  • YouTube


    Learn how to build your audience, attract subscribers, upload, optimize and create YouTube videos for SEO and Video Management.

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  • Roadmap to Success

    Roadmap to Success

    This workshop is for serious entrepreneurs preparing to pre-launch a business, existing small business owners seeking funding, or early-stage startups needing a blueprint for growth.

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College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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